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UBC midwifery students at Westside starting September 2017

Westside Midwives is pleased to welcome two UBC Midwifery students to our practice from September 2017 – April 2018. Both Elie and Gillian are senior students, which means that they will be completing their fourth and final year of clinical placements with us.

Medela breastpumps and coupon

We now have Medela breastpumps (manual and single/double electric) on display at Westside Midwives. Feel free to take them down and have a look at them if you are interested. If you have questions about breastpumps or would like to discuss expressing milk in general, please let your midwife know so that this can be…
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We’re Hiring!

We’re hiring! We’re looking for someone awesome to join our admin team in June to cover a maternity leave. Please see the job posting below. Midwifery Office Assistant We are looking for someone highly motivated and enthusiastic with the following qualifications: Friendly and professional, with excellent interpersonal skills Passionate about providing an outstanding level of…
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Summer Student Joining the Blue Team!

We’re pleased to have a UBC Bridging Program Student join the Blue team for the summer. Alice Boglinone will be with us from June – August 2017.  More information about Alice can be found here:

UBC Midwifery students set to start clinical placements in September 2016

Westside Midwives is pleased to welcome two UBC Midwifery students to our practice next week.   Marella Falat is a 4th year midwifery student and will be working with the Blue Team from September 2016-April 2017     Michelle Tran is a 2nd year midwifery student and will be working with Green Team from September…
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Classes now running at Westside Midwives

We are thrilled to be hosting classes for expectant and new parents at Westside Midwives in our renovated clinic space! One of our clinic goals is to foster community connections by bringing together programs that are relevant to our clientele. At the moment, there are prenatal classes offered by Dancing Star Childbirth, first-aid for infants…
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Microbirth Screening- May 5th at the York Theatre

Please join the Vancouver Department of Midwives for a community screening of the film “Microbirth” on Thursday May 5, 2016 at the York Theatre, 639 Commercial Drive. From their website: ““Microbirth” is a new 60 minute documentary investigating the latest scientific research about the microscopic events happening during childbirth. These events could have life-long consequences…
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Hellos and Goodbyes

There are some changes to the faces you’ll see at Westside Midwives. One of our lovely administrators, Lindsay, has moved on to have more time to commit to her studies and passion around investigating and promoting care for pregnant people in BC. While we’ll miss Lindsay at the front and her incredible administration skills, we…
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Blue team annual alumni picnic a success!

Thanks to all the “alumni” families who joined the midwives from the Blue Team to celebrate another year of babies and bellies. We are carrying the tradition we started at Open Door Midwifery- but with a venue closer to our news digs. We gathered at Jericho Beach on a Wednesday mid-September, and despite the iffy…
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UBC Midwifery students set to start clinical placements in September 2015.

Westside Midwives is pleased to welcome two UBC Midwifery students to our practice. Jade Bowman Jade Bowman is a 4th year midwifery student and she will be working with the Green Team from September 2015 – April 2016. Melissa Sanford Melissa Sanford is a 2nd year midwifery student and she will be working with the…
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